Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Geldingadalir eruptions affect cloud microphysics
Altered cloud microphysical structure above Geldingadalir eruptions, April 2021.
Major eruption of La Soufrière volcano
Major eruption of the Caribbean volcano La Soufrière in early April 2021.
Arctic blast turned US white
Band of ice from freezing rain over Texas clearly seen in RGB imagery on 19 Feb 2021.
Large dust plume ejecting off west Africa
Saharan dust heading for Europe in Feb 2021; second major dust outbreak of the season
Contrails - when do we see them from satellites?
Looking at the contrails in satellite images and investigating supportive atmospheric conditions.
Dust over the US Central Plains and Gulf of Mexico
Major dust outbreak over the American Central Plains in mid-January 2021.
Early summer convection in central Argentina and Uruguay
Severe convection in central Argentina in December 2020.
Pacific cirrus above stratocumulus
New NIR1.3 channel on GOES ABI helps to detect thin cirrus clouds above low-level clouds.
Iceberg A68-A curves around South Georgia Island
The breakup of Iceberg A68-A, in December 2020, was observed in Meteosat and GOES imagery.
A large smoke cloud was sucked into Hurricane Paulette, changing microphysical properties of associated cloud bands.